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[session] #FedRAMP Accelerated | @CloudExpo @CoalfireSys #Cybersecurity

Streamline and accelerate the FedRAMP process from the traditional timeline by initially focusing on technical capability

FedRAMP Accelerated and the New High Standards

In his session at 19th Cloud Expo, Nick Son, Vice President of Cyber Risk & Public Sector at Coalfire, will discuss the latest information on the FedRAMP Program. Topics will cover:

FedRAMP Readiness Assessment Report (RAR). This new process is designed to streamline and accelerate the FedRAMP process from the traditional timeline by initially focusing on technical capability instead of documentation preparedness.

FedRAMP for High-impact level systems. Early in 2016 FedRAMP officially published requirements for CSPs that want to pursue FedRAMP High authorization.

Department of Defense Security Requirements Guide (DOD SRG) Impact Level 6. CSPs can leverage their work in pursuing a FedRAMP-Moderate authorization, and with a little more effort attain certification for DoD authorization.

Speaker Bio
Nick Son is VP of Cyber Risk & Public Sector at Coalfire. He leads the FISMA and FedRAMP solutions business serving U.S. Federal, state, local and commercial clients. He has over 20 years of experience in information assurance and cybersecurity program management and legislative compliance. He is a subject matter expert in the area of FISMA, FedRAMP and 3rd Party Reporting.

Nick serves the world's largest cloud service providers as an advisor and as an independent assessor for the FedRAMP program. He focuses on designing and implementing optimal compliance programs across different industry verticals and market segments to include FISMA, ISO, HIPAA, PCI and SOC and cloud technology stacks IaaS, PaaS and SaaS.

Register for @CloudExpo/@ThingsExpo 'FREE' Before Friday! Here

@ThingsExpo - The World's Largest 'Internet of Things' Event, November 1-3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center!

Secrets of Sponsors and ExhibitorsHere
Secrets of Cloud Expo SpeakersHere

All major researchers estimate there will be tens of billions devices - computers, smartphones, tablets, and sensors - connected to the Internet by 2020. This number will continue to grow at a rapid pace for the next several decades.

@CloudExpo / @ThingsExpo 2016 Silicon Valley
(November 1-3, 2016, Santa Clara Convention Center, CA)

@CloudExpo / @ThingsExpo 2017 New York
(June 6-8, 2017, Javits Center, Manhattan)

With major technology companies and startups seriously embracing IoT strategies, now is the perfect time to attend @CloudExpo | @ThingsExpo, November 1-3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Learn what is going on, contribute to the discussions, and ensure that your enterprise is as "IoT-Ready" as it can be.

Register for @CloudExpo/@ThingsExpo 'FREE' Before Friday! Here

Track 1: Enterprise Cloud & Digital Transformation
Track 2: Microservices | Cloud Hot Topics
Track 3: Internet of Things & Cloud
Track 4: APIs & Cloud Security
Track 5: Big Data Analytics
Track 6: DevOps, Continuous Delivery & Containers
Track 7: Enterprise IoT & IIoT
Track 8: IoT Developer
Track 9: Consumer IoT | IoT Hot Topics

Delegates to Cloud Expo | @ThingsExpo will be able to attend 9 simultaneous, information-packed education tracks.

There are over 120 breakout sessions in all, with Keynotes, General Sessions, and Power Panels adding to three days of incredibly rich presentations and content.

Join @CloudExpo | @ThingsExpo conference chair Roger Strukhoff (@IoT2040), June 7-9, 2016 in New York City, for three days of intense 'Internet of Things' discussion and focus, including Big Data's indispensable role in IoT, Smart Grids and Industrial Internet of Things, Wearables and Consumer IoT, as well as (new) IoT's use in Vertical Markets.

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